Brescia alumnae at Homecoming

Homecoming

It's Time to Head Home...

Homecoming 2022
September 23-25

Homecoming is a time-honoured tradition that brings everyone together
to celebrate what it means to be part of the Brescia community.

We are extremely excited to welcome alumnae back to campus for an in-person event this year. Virtual programming will also be offered for those that are unable to join us on campus.

Friday, September 23
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5:30 p.m. Ursuline Reception

For those attending in-person, join us on campus for a light reception prior to the event.

6:30 p.m. - Angela's Family on Pilgrimage - Challenged and Changed for Our Times

Challenged and Changed by the
Call to Integral Connection 

Chancellor Maude Barlow leads us as we explore the call to integral connection with one another and earth through sharing experiences of creating alternative transformative spaces of encounter.

Location: Auditorium, Mother St. James Building & online

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT
Saturday, September 24
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10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Campus Tours

Campus has changed a great deal over the last number of years. Be sure to take some time to allow an Ambassador to lead you on a campus tour and introduce you to the amazing new facilities available to our students.

Location: Tours will depart from the Bottega inside Clare Hall

10:00 a.m. - Still Hopeful - A book discussion with Chancellor Maude Barlow

Join Chancellor Maude Barlow for intimate gathering and conversation. She will share exerpts from her latest book, Still Hopeful, and answer questions from thoses in attendance.

Be sure to pick up your copy of Still Hopeful from a local bookstore near you ahead of the event and bring it to Homecoming to be signed by the author!

The book is also available to purchase online.

Location: Community Room, Academic Pavilion

11:30 a.m. - Community Open House & Lunch

Gather alongside fellow alumnae, staff, faculty and students for a community lunch in the new Academic Pavilion. 

Location: Room 2005, Academic Pavilion
Cost: Free for alumnae, additional guests $10

1:00 p.m. - Western Mustangs Football Game

Join us in a private Brescia/King's tent in the Mustang Corral at TD Stadium and watch the Western Mustangs football team take on the Waterloo Warriors. Free parking will be available at Brescia, and the group will walk down to TD Stadium together.

Location: TD Stadium
Cost: $35, cash bar on site

3:30 p.m. - Rheo Thompson Chocolate Tasting

Join alumna and owner of Rheo Thompson Candies, Kristene Steed '93, alongside Dr. Sharareh Hekmat, to learn about how chocolate is made and what makes the flavour profiles. 
Register early as the event is has limited capacity.

Location: Food Lab 1001, Academic Pavilion
Cost: $10, incudes various chocolate samples & beverages

Sunday, September 25
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9:30 a.m. - Mass

Start your day by celebrating the gift of our community with Mass in our Brescia Chapel. Should you wish to represent your class or serve through reading, please contact Catherinanne George ahead of time.

Location: Brescia Chapel, Ursuline Hall

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Campus Tours

Campus has changed a great deal over the last number of years. Be sure to take some time to allow an Ambassador to lead you on a campus tour and introduce you to the amazing new facilities available to our students.

Location: Tours will depart from the Bottega inside Clare Hall

11:00 a.m. - Women's Leadership Panel

An opportunity celebrate the accomplishments of our 2022 Alumane Award recipients and hear from Brescia's new Provost, Dr. Jennifer Sutton. President Frederking will moderate the panel and looks forward to leading a conversation with these three women leaders.

Location: Room 2001 A&B, Academic Pavilion and online

12:30 p.m. - President's Reception & Reunion Luncheon

We are excited to one again welcome our alumnae to campus to share a meal and celebrate our outstanding alumnae.

Location: Mercato
Cost: Free for alumnae, additional guests $25

REGISTER NOW

Alumnae who graduated in years ending in 2 or 7 are celebrating milestone reunions this year. 

Hotel rooms have been reserved at the following hotel:
Spencer Ivey Leadership Centre
Call 519-679-4546, Option 3, to also make a reservation.

*Book early as rooms will be released as early as 45 days prior to Homecoming.

For more information about Homecoming 2022, or for help planning
a class gathering, please contact Alumnae Relations.